Why Walmart Is Sending $12 Store Credits To A Million Netflix Customers - Twice

Why Walmart Is Sending $12 Store Credits To A Million Netflix Customers

"Close to 750,000 U.S. consumers received a strange-looking email Thursday, offering them a Walmart gift card for $12.32. The sender: an ominous entity called Online DVD Rental Settlement. The seemingly unsolicited cash offer raised suspicions with quite a few consumers who expected it to be some sort of phishing scam, initiated by bad actors looking to spread viruses or trick them into revealing personal information."
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The discount chain is making good on a class-action settlement stemming from a failed DVD-by-mail service dating back to 2002.

"Close to 750,000 U.S. consumers received a strange-looking email Thursday, offering them a Walmart gift card for $12.32. The sender: an ominous entity called Online DVD Rental Settlement. The seemingly unsolicited cash offer raised suspicions with quite a few consumers who expected it to be some sort of phishing scam, initiated by bad actors looking to spread viruses or trick them into revealing personal information."

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